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Frederick Campus

Education for Working Adults

The Frederick Campus is home to our Division of Continuing Studies consisting of the Center for Accelerated and Adult Education, Graduate School and Center for Lifelong Learning. Here we provide part-time and full-time accelerated academic programs with convenient evening and online classes designed for working adults, as well as non-credit short courses, workshops, bootcamps and more .

5350 Spectrum Drive
Frederick, MD 21703

Directions to Frederick Campus

Academic Programs Held in Frederick

Most of our bachelor completion and graduate degree and certificate programs can be taken at the Frederick Campus or completey online. Here is a look at the Division of Continuing Studies programs:

Center for Lifelong Learning

Lifelong Learning Programs offer a variety of opportunities, events and activities for learners of all ages. The Mount’s Center for Lifelong Learning brings together content area experts to expand your horizons, help you learn basic skills, engage you in cultural activities and community tours, and hone your professional knowledge. We do this as we do all things at the Mount: with compassion, kindness, and a zeal for learning.

Explore Our Programs

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Lives of Significance – Chance Carbaugh, MSB'16

Working as a biologist at a fish hatchery identifying and treating parasitic infections, Chance Carbaugh, MSB’16, decided early on that education would play a key role in moving his career ahead.

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Campus Resources

Campus resources are available to all students and are built to accommodate your busy schedule. Find a resource and let us know how we can help you make the most of your student experience.

Learning Services

The Department of Learning Services offers a variety of programs designed to help students succeed in their studies. For students with documented disabilities, they provide accommodations and support services in order to assure program accessibility. Reasonable accommodations are provided in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

Sample Accommodations

  • Extended time
  • Reduced distraction testing
  • Audio recording of lectures
  • Kurzweil 3000: text-to-speech software
  • Electronic textbooks

Determine your eligibility for accommodations

  1. Complete a Request for Accommodations Form >
  2. Send or upload documentation to Learning Services. Documentation details can be found on our disability support page >
  3. Meet with a specialist from Learning Services to determine accommodations that best serve your current needs. Contact Learning Services > 

Writing Center

The university's award-winning Writing Center assists students in developing their skills in writing analytically and critically. We aim to meet immediate and long-term writing needs with our writing center services while at the same time providing a tool and learning experience.

Review sessions, whether in-person or online, are designed to focus on major concepts and skills in writing, such as effective paragraphing, coherence, flow, opening and concluding paragraphs, and formatting. While accommodation is given upon specific requests regarding grammar, spelling, and punctuation, review sessions should not be used solely for copy editing of papers. Instead, review sessions are provided to give students constructive feedback and the tools needed to grow and develop as writers. All forms of writing will be accepted for review.

Writing Center Session types

Available to students from all disciplines at all levels of skill, the center offers instruction in a variety of forms:

  • One-on-one tutoring

  • Short Courses

  • Workshops

Location and Hours

Location: Frederick Campus, Room 114 (Behind the Student Resource Center)

Hours by appointment Monday–Friday, and some weekends. Afternoon/evening hours or online appointments available, just send us an email request. Email the Writing Center to set up your appointment.

Career Center

The Mount’s Career Center offers a comprehensive program to assist students and alumni in addressing career concerns and options to be successful in today’s global economy. Services include career counseling, self-assessment inventories, assistance with résumé and interview preparation, on-campus interviews, job fairs and other job search strategies.

Visit the Career Center website > 

University Bookstore

The University Bookstore is a Barnes & Noble college store located on the Emmitsburg campus, but students in Frederick can order books online and have them delivered to the Frederick campus without paying shipping charges.

Connect with the University Bookstore for more details >  

Conference/ Meeting Rooms

The Frederick Conference Center, conveniently located near the FSK Mall, provides a state-of-the-art learning environment and contemporary venue for your off-site meetings and events. We specialize in:

  • Conferences up to 200 people
  • Training Seminars
  • Business Meetings
  • Special Presentations
  • Continuing Education Programs
Visit our Frederick Conference Center webpage for more details > 

Student schedules, registration forms, links to email and so much more can be found on our Inside website.

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